Global Sourcing Internship (2023)

Posted date:  Sep 28, 2022

Plano, Texas, United States


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About Us

At Ericsson, our purpose is to empower an intelligent, sustainable and connected world. As one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), we develop and deliver the technology behind the world’s largest telecommunications providers. With our 49,000+ patents, global brands like AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile trust Ericsson’s engineers, researchers, and scientists to provide them with the world’s best broadband, mobile, automation, and virtualization technology that enables them to capture the full value of connectivity for their customers.


Company Snapshot

•        100K+ employees in over 170 countries

•        40% of the world’s mobile calls are made on Ericsson networks

•        Top Employer for Diversity and Inclusion

•        Progressive, fit-friendly, and flexible work environments


Summer Internship Program

The Ericsson Summer Internship Program allows students from various disciplines to gain real world work experience with cutting edge technologies. We focus on developing skills in an open, diverse environment that encourages personal and professional growth.

Our 10–14-week paid summer internships cover M.Sc. Supply Chain and MBA students; begin in either May or June, and allow students to:

•        Gain meaningful work experience in their field of study

•        Grow as a professional with mentorship from senior level professionals

•        Build their network through team assignments, social events, and volunteer opportunities

•        Be considered for a full-time opportunity upon successful completion of their internship


About You

Ericsson Global Souring Intern is an enthusiastic solution finder astute in the latest technologies, but with the non-technical savvy to be a valued and respected part of their team.

We are looking for M.Sc. Supply Chain and MBA students who:

•        Are enrolled full time in an accredited college or university

•        Maintain at least a 3.0 + GPA

•        Have at least 1 semester left post-internship

•        Proficiency in English

•        Are available to work 40 hours per week during the summer

In our Global Sourcing organization, the competencies we are looking for in a successful intern can include:

•        Management Information System, Supply & Value Chain Management Computer Science, Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, or similar quantitative discipline

•        Analytics tools experience (such as Tableau, PowerBI, etc.)

•        Excellent communication as well as intercultural skills

•        Open-minded and motivated to work in multicultural team

•        Strong analytical and organizational skills

•        Strong customer service orientation

•        Experience in sourcing process or category management, with understanding and practical utilization of 7-step sourcing process

•        Strong project management skills to ensure successful and timely completion of deliverables

•        Strong presentation skills and ability to utilize MS Tools to create impactful presentations

Some of the Benefits of our internship program are:

  • Intern Specific Events & Projects​
  • Career Development
  • Peer & Senior Level Networking​
  • Participation in Employee Resource Groups
  • Assigned Mentor to support your career goals

Hiring Process

Our dedicated team of University Recruiters accept applications from September through April. Most of our positions are filled during the Fall semester though, so we strongly encourage students to apply early.

Apply online (Sept-April)

  • If selected: A recruiter contacts you via email or phone
  • If selected: Hiring manager interview
  • If selected: Offer extended
  • If selected: Start Internship (May or June)


The health, safety and well-being of our employees is our priority. Successful applicants will be required to disclose their vaccination status prior to employment. Except for those positions designated as 100% remote, successful applicants who did not provide the required proof of vaccination will be required to test weekly and wear masks at all Ericsson and customer facilities. This includes employees with medical or religious exemptions with testing as an accommodation. Compliance with government and customer requirements regarding vaccination may preclude unvaccinated applicants from employment for a particular job.


Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics.

Ericsson complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, Ericsson supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and development.

Ericsson expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetic information.


Hiring Manager: Carrie E Hunter 
Primary Recruiter: Sharif Jomaa
Primary country and city: United States (US)  || Plano ||  || Supply&Log
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Be where it begins

Our Culture

Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless. Share your most innovative ideas, bring your unique perspective and bring your unique perspective in a speak up environment. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it at a company where you’re empowered to lead and perform at your very best.

Learning and Development

Being a part of our team means having the flexibility to take your career in many different directions, but it also means leveraging the supportive structure of a big organization, with clear personal and professional development opportunities. 

Benefits and Rewards

We believe that great accomplishments deserve great benefits and transparent rewards. We strive to offer competitive, unbiased, and fair rewards for all our people. We empower you to manage your own time and promote flexible working opportunities, along with family-friendly policies.

Click here to find out more about our benefits.

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